Claude Lalumière and Camille Alexa (photo: Ellen Datlow)
Born and raised in Montreal, writer and editor Claude Lalumière previously owned and managed the Montreal bookshops Nebula, danger!, and Nemo. In 1998, he left the world of bookselling and began writing reviews and criticism, most notably for JANUARY
YORK REVIEW OF SCIENCE FICTION,
Beginning in 2002, with TELLING STORIES: NEW
ENGLISH STORIES FROM QUEBEC, Lalumière has produced 15 acclaimed anthologies including OPEN SPACE: NEW
CANADIAN FANTASTIC FICTION, WITPUNK (with Marty Halpern), ISLAND DREAMS:
MONTREAL WRITERS OF THE FANTASTIC, LUST FOR LIFE: TALES
OF SEX AND LOVE, SUPER STORIES OF
HEROES & VILLAINS, MASKED
MOSAIC: CANADIAN SUPER STORIES (with Camille Alexa) and THE
EXILE BOOK OF NEW CANADIAN NOIR (with David Nickle).
His many short stories have been collected in the books OBJECTS OF WORSHIP, THE DOOR TO LOST
PAGES, and NOCTURNES AND OTHER
All of us at Tachyon wish the multifaceted, fantastic Claude, a super 50th birthday. Hope you didn’t forget your cape!
For more information on SUPER STORIES OF HEROES & VILLAINS, visit the Tachyon page
Cover by Elizabeth Story